Toronto, Canada 29 September - 1 October 2017

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge!

The weekend? 29 September - 1 October 2017

The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours!

Filmmakers from all over the Toronto, CA area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2018 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 Short Film Corner.


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Registration Fees

  • Late: 175 CAD/team ends Fri, 29 Sep
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Meet & Greet: The Schmooze Awakens

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 @ 13:00 - 16:00
The Old Nick Pub
123 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N2

Still searching for a team to work with? Still need actors or crew to complete your team? Come out to the Old Nick on Saturday and fill those spots!
Actra and non are all welcome. Hope to see you there.

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Kickoff Event

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 @ 18:00 - 19:00
Madison Avenue Pub
14 Madison Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 2S1, Canada

Dropoff Event

Sun, 1 Oct 2017
by 19:30 to be on-time
Madison Avenue Pub
14 Madison Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 2S1, Canada

Premiere Screenings

Group A: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 @ 13:30
Group B: Sat, 21 Oct 2017 @ 16:00
Group C: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 @ 19:00
Group D: Sun, 22 Oct 2017 @ 21:00
Group E: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 @ 19:00
Group G: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 @ 19:00
The Revue Cinema
400 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto, ON M6R 2M9, Canada

Best Of Screening

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 @ 15:00 - 18:00
Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
506 Bloor St W, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1Y3

Required Media

  • Video Codec: H.264 (preferred), AVCHD, MPEG-4, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Media: USB Thumb Drive (preferred), Data DVD
  • File Type: Quicktime (.mov) (preferred), AVI (.avi), MPEG 4 (.mp4)
  • Resolution: HD 1080 (1920x1080) (preferred), HD 720 (1280x720), SD
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Pixel Ratio: Widescreen (16:9) (preferred)
  • Frame Rate: 24 FPS (23.976) (preferred), 30 FPS (29.97)
  • Interlacing: Progressive / NON-Interlaced (preferred)
  • Audio Codec: WAV (.wav) (preferred), AAC (.aac), MPEG4 (.mp4), MPEG3 (.mp3)
  • Audio Bit Rate: 256 kbps (preferred), 128 kbps, 192 kbps
  • Audio Sample Rate: 48 kHz (preferred), 44.1 kHz
  • Maximum File Size: 1.0GB (preferred), 2.0GB, 4.0GB

Participating Teams

Here are some of the teams that will be making a short film for Toronto in only 48 hours.

  • 416film rob paul
  • 666 Ontario Jesse Collin
  • 7 Films Jarrett Johnson
  • 72 hour productions Kevin Feraday
  • AAAA Productions Aaron Hayes
  • Bambloo Syrmor Sherazee
  • Boxspring Films Michael Mongiardi
  • Creative Meat Mark Driver
  • Daley Gamers Chris Violette
  • Dead Plumbers john mcdonald
  • District 11 Pratik Damodar
  • Do These Glasses Make My.... Robert Cormier
  • Drum Beats Drum Beats
  • Effin Thomas O'Neill
  • Eyemagine Melanie Pyne
  • FifteenFifty Productions Emily Kindred
  • Flawedville Mark Holland
  • Fox and bird Misty Fox
  • Free T-Shirt Darren Hinchy
  • Ghost Chickens John Kivell
  • Good Morning Apocalypse James Dalzell
  • If It's a Horror Movie About Clowns... I'm In Stuart Wall
  • International House of Chickens Susan Gregory
  • Jacques and the Cousteaus Graham M. Sheppard
  • Kung Fu Trash Pandas Michael Arnott
  • Level Eh Carolyn Hurren
  • Lights Up Films Ben Whipp
  • Maple Smoked Bacon Chilli Fries JUDY CHUI
  • Midnight Blimp Kevin Hmiel
  • Mighty Morphin Hermione Grangers Michael Peeling
  • Minus Comm Films Peter Lai
  • Mob House Crew Michael Vallely
  • ND Productions Ryan Copithorn
  • Navel Gazers Alec McKay
  • Nebulatté Jordan McEwen
  • No Permit Productions Umair Malik
  • O.W.A Victoria Millar
  • OG Blue Productions Jennifer Bradley
  • OM FILMS Cindy Persad
  • Pink eMpire Productions Marissa Wong
  • RC Film & Media Riley Campbell
  • Reel Life Rob Dell
  • SCOPE Kirill Kripak
  • SUPER13 Joe Daphney (JD) Joute
  • Saving The Cat Kunal Jaggi
  • Silly Hats Eric Beiers
  • Stellar Empires Stuart Henderson
  • Studio 8 Joshua Turpin
  • THATGUY Media Group George T
  • Team Mouthy Kid James Becke
  • Tergum Productions Edward MacPherson
  • The Mavericks Mitchell Verigin
  • The QuickTime Exporters Mark Pettit
  • The Surgalers Cory Haslam
  • The TAP Pack Dwight Harrison
  • The Winnebagos Mawrgan Shaw
  • This Film has 48 Hours Katie Anderson
  • Two Rooms No Rugs Productions Michael Ellero
  • Wet Weasel Richard Dowsett
  • Whiskey Lullabies James Dolan
  • Wolfynix Productions Catherine Séguin
  • Wreckoning Productions Evan Hoyle

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